Born in Metz, France, 1981.

Currently lives in Liverpool, England.

Studio Artist, Director (2008-9) and Trustee at The Royal Standard studios and gallery.

Graduated from the Ecole Nationale des Beaux Arts de Lyon, France, 2005.

 

SELECTED COMMISSIONS

Voicing Silence, commissioned by University of Leeds and Manchester Museum, in collaboration with animator Laura Spark, composer Jon Hughes, poet Scott Farlow and choreographer Stacey Atkinson, 2020 – ongoing

Angels, commissionner by ArtReach, Journeys Festival International and Arts Council England, with film-maker Parang Kherzi, 2019 – ongoing

Butterflies in the Chaoscommissioned by The AtkinsonFestival of Hope and Curious Minds, in collaboration with film-maker Adam Sloan and sound artist Laura Campbell, 2020

Silk is the Soul, commissioned by Shift, Cheshire East Council and Macclesfield Silk Museum, 2019

The Space between Me, commissioned by Warrington Arts Festival, 2019

People Pavilion, Festival 2018, Glasgow European Championships, in collaboration with Ailie Rutherford, 2018

Living Sculptures,  commissioned by University of York, C2D2 (Wellcome Trust), Tate Liverpool, York Art GalleryBluecoat and FACT, in collaboration with coder James Ashley Brown2016-2017

People Pavilion, commissioned by Lancaster Light Up, Preston Encounter, Electric Fields Festival and Festival of Question, in collaboration with Ailie Rutherford, 2015-2016

Bracknell Dusk Walkers, commissioned by Bracknell Regeneration Partnership and Artscape, in collaboration with film-maker Tim Brunsden and poet Scott Farlow, 2016

Symbiosis: Social Experiment with Living Sculptures, commissioned by Tate Liverpool as part of Blueprint Festival, 2015

Dunstable Wind Charming Day, commissioned by Bedford Creative Arts, 2013-2015

People Pavilion, commissioned by Common Wealth Games, Streetland Festival, and Warrington Festival, in collaboration with Ailie Rutherford, 2014

Let Us Be Great, commissioned by Live Collision, Dublin, 2014

Together Sculpture and In Continuum, commissioned by Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art Public Program, Liverpool, UK, 2012

Best Time of Your Life, commissioned by the Grundy and  Blackpool Illuminations, UK, 2012

Rumeur, commissioned by Pompidou Centre-Metz for Imaginez Maintenant, Metz, France, 2010

Act Yourself, commissioned by The Royal Standard for No Soul For SaleTate Modern, London, UK, 2010

The Man Who Was Everywhere, commissioned by Urban MythsBelluard Bollwerk International Festival, Fribourg, Switzerland, 2010

 

AWARDS

Finalist of the Images of Public Engagement award, National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement, 2018

SkyArts Futures Fund: Ignition FundSky Arts and Ideastap, UK, 2012

Liverpool Art Prize, UK, 2013

Longhouse Action Research Bursary, Longhouse and Multistory, West Bromwich, UK, 2010-2011

Grants for the Arts for Living SculptureArts Council England, 2014

Grants for the Arts for CoincidenceArts Council England, 2010

Grants for the Arts for I Thought It Was RealArts Council England , 2009

Awards for All for Maquette for a LandscapeArts Council England, 2008

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

Nuit Numériques, Saintex, reims, France, 2019

SHIFT, digital experiences across Cheshire East, at Crewe Station, UK, 2017

Frequency Festival, DisPLACEment, Lincoln, UK, 2017

Alive, at York Art Gallery, York, UK, 2017

The Alchemy Between Us, 1-week event and exhibition in Tate Exchange, at Tate Liverpool, UK, 2016

Resources, at the Bluecoat, Liverpool, UK, 2015

Science Fiction: New Death, at FACT, Liverpool, UK, 2014

Favela, at The Royal Standard, Liverpool, UK, 2012

Double Take, with Mercy at the Liverpool Embassy, London, UK, 2011

Performitivity, with Details on Request at Bath Fringe Festival, UK, 2011

Coincidence (solo), at Metal at Edge Hill Station, Liverpool, UK, 2011

Facing the Artwork, at Werkleitz Centre for Media Art, Halle, Germany, 2011

To Pay Respect to the Generosity of the Three-Minute Punk-Rock Song, Crate, Margate, UK, 2011

Now.Here.This (solo), with 3-Arts, online/ New York, 2011

Creative Halton, with Halton City Council and The Brindley, 2010

Global Studios (curated exhibition), at the Bluecoat, Liverpool, UK, 2010

Smoke and Mirrors, at the University of Oklahoma, USA, 2010

1000 Smiles, with The Cooperative at Liverpool Biennial, UK, 2010

PropDeparture Gallery, London, UK, 2010

This and That, Triple Base Gallery, San Francisco, USA, 2009

River, with Open Empty Spaces, and the support of G39, Cardiff, UK, 2009

Back to the Future (solo), at Airspace, Stoke-on-Trent, UK, 2009

Everyday Film and Photography, at Temporary Art Space, Halifax, UK, 2009

All Change, at Rogue,  Manchester, UK, 2009

Jamie Radcliffe, at SWG3, Glasgow, UK, 2009

Fear and Optimism, with Red Wire at Bloc Projects, Sheffield, UK, 2009

SALE, at The Royal Standard, Liverpool, UK, 2009

Signs of Life, with Three Weeks Project, Liverpool-Wimbledon, UK, 2009

Re-Presentation (solo), at the New Slaughterhouse, Garston, UK, 2008

Characters-The People Behind the Portraits, at the Atkinson Gallery, Southport, UK, 2008

Roy Castle, Vision of Hell, with Red Wire at Wolstenholme Projects, Liverpool, UK, 2008

Skin Deep, at the Atkinson Gallery, Southport, UK, 2008

The Stone, the Wig and the Double Yolk (solo), at View Two Gallery, Liverpool, UK, 2007

BracketTHISIII, with Mercy at Arena House, Liverpool, UK, 2007

Wireless, at Wolstenholme Projects, Liverpool, UK, 2006

Near Distance, with Maze Studios and Arena House, Liverpool and Brighton, UK, 2006

Maree Blanche, at Fort du Bruissin, Villefranche, France, 2005

 

SELECTED RESIDENCIES

Artist in residence at The Chapel Ormskirk Arts House (2020 – current)

Artist in residence as part of Thinking Through Extinction, with University of Leeds and Manchester Museum, 2020

Artist in residence, 27 pianos residency, with Wild Rumpus, 2020

Artist in residence with C2D2 (Wellcome Trust) at the University of York, 2015-2016

People Pavilion Residency in collaboration with artist Ailie Rutherford, with Streetland, Glasgow, UK, 2014

Preston Remembers, a research Residency with In Certain Places and Preston City Council, UK, 2012

Springcamp at Timelab, Ghent, Belgium, 2012

Culture LABS at Metal at Edge Hill Station, Liverpool, UK, 2012

Residency in Fribourg to research for a commission by the Belluard Bollwerk International Festival, Switzerland, 2010

Residency at Tripoli University, Libya, with The British Council and Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art, 2007

 

SELECTED EVENTS AND TALKS

The Alchemy Between Us, a series of talks at Tate Liverpool as part of Tate Exchange, Liverpool, UK, 2016

Moving Sculpture In the Public Realm, a commission by CAAPO, Cardiff, UK, 2011

The great Public Sale of Unrealised but Brilliant Ideas, auction at the Pompidou Centre-Metz, Metz, France, 2010

Table Ronde: “Traversees – fiction urbaine”, conference at the Pompidou Centre-Metz, Metz, France, 2010

This Way, produced for Public Art in Central Park, Plymouth College of Art and Plymouth Central Park, UK, 2010

Wrong Love, a one-night event at A Foundation, Liverpool, UK, 2010

Slide Slam, artist talk at A Foundation, Liverpool, UK, 2009

Truck Stop International Festival, a commission by Metal, Liverpool, UK, 2007

 

SELECTED TEACHING

Collaborative Practice Workshop at The Royal Standard, Liverpool, UK, 2017

Master class at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, 2016

Master class at Staffordshire University, UK, 2016

Artist Educator for Find Your Talent, creating a sculpture exhibition with four primary schools at Tate Liverpool, UK, 2010

Artist in residence for Inspired Responses at The Brindley, Runcorn, UK, 2008-2009

Community consultation for Fifth Floor exhibition at Tate Liverpool, UK, 2007

Educational on-line resources (creation and design in collaboration with Jemma Egan), for Liverpool Biennial, UK, 2006

Tutor for the Advanced Skills Creative Adult course, with Creative Partnerships Merseyside (now Curious Minds), UK, 2006